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Sultanas: frost in Iran

June 28, 2022 at 12:09 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MANISA/TEHRAN. The weather in Turkey is still unstable, but there were no significant crop losses reported. Meanwhile, frost is reported to have caused damage to around 47,000 ha in the Iranian provinces.

Unstable weather conditions

In large parts of Turkey and thus also in Manisa, the main growing region for Turkish sultanas, the weather continues to be very mixed. Hailstorms, rain and temperature fluctuations are on the cards. According to market players, the vineyards have so far been spared any significant damage, but the further development of the crop remains highly dependent on the weather. Growers are still busy tending vines to protect them from disease and pest infestation, the fields are in good condition and the season for table grapes will star

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